Preface.--The last Elizabethans.--Ben Jonson. Chapman.--John Donne.--Beaumont and Fletcher.--Campion. Drayton. Drummond. Sir John Beaumont.--Heywood. Middleton. Rowley.--Giles and Phineas Fletcher. Browne.--Tourneur. Webster. Day. Daborne.--Wither. Quarles. Lord Brooke.--Philip Massinger Topic: English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism
byLanier, Sidney, 1842-1881; Lanier, Henry Wysham, 1873-
v. 1. Introduction. The Elizabethan writers--the formal side of poetry. The supernatural in early English and in Shakspere: Address of the soul to the dead body compared with Hamlet. Nature in early English and in Shakspere: Beowulf and Midsummer night's dream. Some birds of English poetry: the phoenix of Cynewulf and of Shakspere, and the Twa dows. Women of English poetry down to Shakspere: St. Juliana and Love's labour's lost. The wife in Middle English poetry. The sonnet-makers from Surrey... Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,...